How today's military is using lasers to blow things up and light stuff on fire

Lasers have become common since their invention in the 1960s. We use them every day to read optical media like DVDs, to see if our shelves are level, measure distances, or just to point at things. There are lots of medical and industrial uses for lasers too, but what we really want to know is how we can use them to… »7/22/11 6:00pm7/22/11 6:00pm